Montigue Magruder is a Virginian native that was born in Charlottesville and has lived in Richmond since he was 10 years old. His political inspiration came to him in 2010 when he spoke in opposition to fare increases on Richmond's public transit system. He is a member of the Green Party that ran for Richmond City Council in the 2016 Election against two well-known Democrats. Montigue's political advocacy continues to fight for the issues concerning least among us in society. As a former caretaker of elderly and disabled people, Montigue strongly believes that everyone should live a life of dignity and love from birth until death.

Montigue has been an advocate for better public transit for 6 years. He served on the GRTC and Transit Study Task Force. He also worked with VA Organizing, RePHRAME, the Richmond NAACP, and served on the executive board of the Industrial Workers of the World. While running for City Council last year, he realized that a run for state office was the better choice as some constituents pointed out that the issues that he wanted to address required action by the General Assembly .

Montigue decided to run against the incumbent after noting their acceptance of donations from corporations like Dominion Power that make life harder for his fellow Virginians. Many 69th District residents want a delegate who will truly fight for the people. Montigue will help build the greater good for all Virginians.

If elected, Montigue will fight for the following issues:

1) Guaranteed voting rights for all Virginians.
2) The established human right to clean natural resources.
3) Full and fair funding for all school districts.
4) Expanded access to public transportation throughout Virginia.
5) Practical criminal justice reform.

Take Montigue’s hand and ride with him to make his case to the people of Virginia’s 69th district. He will only accept donations from working class people like himself and refuse donations from corporations and Super PACs. Support the man who gives a damn about the people of Virginia's 69th District!

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    “I support Montigue Magruder for House of Delegates 69th District because he has a proven track record of fighting for people who get forced out of political decision making processes. Magruder is highly intelligent, able to articulate ideas in ways that resonate with everyday folks, and I stand behind his policy ideas. I think it's time the 69th District have the authentic representation it deserves.”

  • endorsed

    “He is the TRUE representation of the 69th district!”

April 30, 2017

A quick update for you!

I'm very close to making it on the ballot y'all! Only need 20 signatures to qualify for the ballot. The local registrar's office only allows me to check my signature counts on Wednesdays and Fridays. I'll know my status for sure by no later than May 7th. 

Also, my campaign has received its first endorsement from the Clean Money Squad and was featured by Activate Virginia for refusing donations from corporations like Dominion Power, Comcast, and Verizon. I will continue to refuse money from corporations and Super PACs as I want a people-powered campaign. 

Fundraising has been slow thus far, but I'm looking forward to boosting our total over the next month. People have volunteered to help me canvass across the district, share information with me, and recruit poll workers for election day. These acts of kindness are more valuable to me than having 5-digit fundraising totals. 

However, I would like to have some signs ready for distribution. I was able to acquire some leftover sign stakes from a friend, but it'd be nice to have signs to mount on those stakes (and in some yards). I ask of you to please continue to share, donate, and endorse my campaign. Encourage your friends and family to do the same so that I can continue to spread my vision of government to our fellow neighbors in the 69th District.

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